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South-west storm and snow warning

Showers are forecast by MetService for this morning in Wellington, with a strong, cold southerly change. Showers are expected to arrive around 9am; some could be heavy with hail.

Snow showers are expected about the summit of the Remutaka Hill Road on SH2 from Tuesday afternoon and evening. Caution is advised.

The forecast high temperature for the region is 8 degrees,